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11 January 2022
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Www.highveldracing.co.za Mr 104 Handicap(Open) Racecard

  • Channel: TRP
  • Distance: 1m
Runners
10

Type
Flat

Selection

No myracing analysis available for this race

No.(Draw)
Runner
Best Odds
1
(9)
Tierra Del Fuego silk
Tierra Del Fuego
J: C Habib
T: S G Tarry
Has won here in the past but has had lots of chances since last win; finished runner-up dropped back to this distance latest when going close (sent off 50-3) at Turffontein Standside
49082-
Age: 6
Weight: 9-8
OR: 106
Days: 24
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
18 Dec 21 Tur Turffontein 8f 8-7 2/8 War Of Athena (hd) 50/3 106 96
30 Nov 21 Tur Turffontein 10f Hc 8-7 8/19 Flying Carpet (4L) 100/1 107 83
30 Oct 21 Tur Turffontein 8f Hc 8-7 b 10/15 Bingwa (6¼L) 100/1 110 56
3 Oct 21 Tur Turffontein 7f 9-2 9/10 Mk's Pride (9½L) 20/1 114 36
11 Sep 21 Tur Turffontein 7f 9-2 4/6 Mk's Pride (3¼L) 10/1 114 42
15 May 21 Tur Turffontein 9f 9-6 7/10 Puerto Manzano (6½L) 50/3 116 90
2
(2)
Al Muthana silk
Al Muthana
J: S Khumalo
T: M F De Kock
Has won here before; stepped up to 1m2f 42 days ago at Turffontein Standside; now handicapping; hard to dismiss if in the same mood as when winning at Vaal Classic three months ago
41140-
Age: 4
Weight: 9-6
OR: 104
Days: 42
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
30 Nov 21 Tur Turffontein 10f Hc 8-7 10/19 Flying Carpet (4½L) 25/2 104 82
30 Oct 21 Tur Turffontein 8f Hc 8-3 4/15 Bingwa (4¾L) 5/2 101 57
12 Oct 21 Vaa Vaal 8f 8-3 1/10 Set The Standard (1¾L) 1/2 95 94
21 Sep 21 Vaa Vaal 7f 9-1 1/7 Slings And Arrows () 2/1 91 -
18 Feb 21 Vaa Vaal 6f Md 8-9 4/6 Mk's Pride (6L) 7/1 102 43
23 Jan 21 Tur Turffontein 9f 8-11 6/10 Second Base (8½L) 37/20 105 52
3
(8)
Chijmes silk
Chijmes
J: K De Melo
T: J J Van Vuuren
No impression when seventh (over this trip, Turffontein Standside) latest; on a long losing run
27567-
Age: 6
Weight: 9-5
OR: 103
Days: 42
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
30 Nov 21 Tur Turffontein 8f 8-11 7/9 Donald McDonald (9¼L) 25/4 106 36
30 Oct 21 Tur Turffontein 8f Hc 8-7 6/15 Bingwa (5½L) 75/1 108 58
3 Oct 21 Tur Turffontein 7f 9-2 5/10 Mk's Pride (6L) 100/3 110 49
4 Sep 21 Tur Turffontein 6f 9-6 7/8 Vaseem (4¼L) 25/1 110 65
27 Jun 21 Gre Greyville 8f 9-2 2/8 Copper Mountain (1¾L) 25/3 110 49
6 Jun 21 Tur Turffontein 9f Hc 8-11 6/11 Johnny Hero (6¾L) 91/20 111 67
4
(1)
Sound Of Summer silk
Sound Of Summer
J: W Kennedy
T: P A Peter
A narrow third at 25-11 over this trip at Greyville (Listed race) over Christmas; solid career strike-rate; down in grade; strong claims
43123-
Age: 4
Weight: 9-5
OR: 103
Days: 16
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
26 Dec 21 Gre Greyville 8f 9-3 b 3/13 Ikigai (½L) 25/11 103 82
30 Nov 21 Tur Turffontein 8f 8-11 b 2/9 Donald McDonald (1L) 2/1 103 65
11 Nov 21 Tur Turffontein 7f 8-11 b 1/7 Indlamu (1L) 10/11 99 66
30 Oct 21 Tur Turffontein 9f Hc 9-0 3/6 Prince Evlanoff (8L) 10/9 99 36
4 Sep 21 Tur Turffontein 9f 8-3 4/7 Imperial Ruby (1L) 5/6 99 65
29 Jul 21 Tur Turffontein 8f Hc 8-8 1/7 Golden Pheasant (1¼L) 30/100 95 71
5
(4)
Donald McDonald silk
Donald McDonald
J: C Zackey
T: G H Van Zyl
Didn't offer much when seventh of ten on New Year's Day at Turffontein Standside; plenty of wins on his CV; not the biggest surprise to see him go well with lower class a plus
3211-7
Age: 5
Weight: 9-4
OR: 102
Days: 10
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
1 Jan 22 Tur Turffontein 9f 9-4 b 7/10 Second Base (6L) 25/4 102 72
30 Nov 21 Tur Turffontein 8f 8-5 b 1/9 Sound Of Summer (1L) 50/7 96 62
17 Oct 21 Gre Greyville 10f Hc 8-8 b 1/8 Wealthy (shd) 25/7 93 51
3 Oct 21 Gre Greyville 10f Hc 9-0 b 2/5 Coup De Tete (1L) 100/33 92 93
13 Sep 21 Gre Greyville 9f Hc 9-8 3/9 Magical Midlands (1¾L) 5/1 92 -
18 Jul 21 Gre Greyville 9f Hc 9-2 b 4/12 Gentleman's Wager (3¼L) 25/4 92 -
6
(6)
Indlamu silk
Indlamu
J: G Lerena
T: S G Tarry
In good form before making a backwards step last time and solid career strike-rate; left backers at 5-1 frustrated (Vaal) last month; far from solid
24320-
Age: 4
Weight: 9-1
OR: 99
Days: 31
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
11 Dec 21 Vaa Vaal 7f 8-12 14/20 Stone Cold (9¾L) 5/1 99 -
11 Nov 21 Tur Turffontein 7f 8-11 2/7 Sound Of Summer (1L) 10/3 99 63
25 Sep 21 Tur Turffontein 8f Hc 9-0 3/9 Marchingontogether (1½L) 10/9 99 56
31 Jul 21 Gre Greyville 8f Hc 8-3 4/12 Cat Daddy (¾L) 5/1 98 66
26 Jun 21 Tur Turffontein 8f Hc 8-7 2/6 Putontheredlight (1½L) 5/4 95 82
30 May 21 Tur Turffontein 8f Hc 9-7 1/10 Oyster King (2L) 10/13 89 87
7
(10)
Leopold silk
Leopold
J: M Khan
T: J J Van Vuuren
Finished last of five in a handicap last month upped to 1m2f at Turffontein Standside; the second boosted the form; others appeal more with hopes pinned on headgear sparking improvement
54155-
Age: 5
Weight: 8-12
OR: 97
Days: 38
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
4 Dec 21 Tur Turffontein 10f Hc 8-12 5/5 Marchingontogether (36L) 25/2 97 -
13 Nov 21 Tur Turffontein 8f Md 9-8 5/7 Majestic Mozart (9¼L) 25/7 97 38
23 Oct 21 Tur Turffontein 8f 9-6 1/5 Silver Tycoon () 10/7 97 -
25 Sep 21 Tur Turffontein 8f Hc 9-1 4/9 Marchingontogether (2½L) 10/1 99 53
28 Aug 21 Tur Turffontein 6f 9-6 5/6 Super Excited (5L) 20/1 101 59
29 Jul 21 Tur Turffontein 6f Md 9-3 5/5 Riverstown (17L) 25/3 101 9
8
(7)
Sell High silk
Sell High
J: D Schwarz
T: D Sham
Wasn't at his best last time following some good runs but yet to win over 1m; finished eighth dropped to 7½f in a handicap last month at Vaal; down in class this time but has questions to answer
21318-
Age: 6
Weight: 8-10
OR: 95
Days: 19
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
23 Dec 21 Vaa Vaal 8f Hc 9-5 8/10 Theory Of Flight (5L) 25/1 95 -
8 Apr 21 Vaa Vaal 9f Hc 8-10 1/6 Don't Look Back (shd) 4/1 95 44
16 Mar 21 Vaa Vaal 10f Hc 9-4 3/7 Nimcha (3L) 33/10 94 55
13 Feb 21 Tur Turffontein 10f Hc 8-12 1/8 Tyrus Express () 4/1 89 72
26 Jan 21 Vaa Vaal 9f 9-6 2/11 Apollo Robbins (nk) 11/2 89 -
14 Jan 21 Vaa Vaal 10f Hc 9-5 1/9 Cash Time (¾L) 10/1 86 58
9
(5)
Bold Jazz silk
Bold Jazz
J: K Matsunyane
T: P F Matchett
Finished last of ten in a handicap (Vaal) last month; might find this company a little easier but unlikely to make any impact
63170-
Age: 4
Weight: 8-9
OR: 94
Days: 19
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
23 Dec 21 Vaa Vaal 8f Hc 9-4 b 10/10 Theory Of Flight (7¼L) 17/2 94 -
11 Dec 21 Vaa Vaal 7f 8-7 b 7/20 Stone Cold (7L) 100/13 94 -
19 Oct 21 Vaa Vaal 8f Hc 8-8 b 1/6 Willow Express (nk) 4/1 92 67
21 Sep 21 Vaa Vaal 7f 9-6 b 3/7 Al Muthana (6L) 4/1 93 -
10 Jun 21 Vaa Vaal 7f 9-6 b 6/8 Forever Mine (5¾L) 91/20 97 -
27 May 21 Vaa Vaal 8f Md 9-1 b 4/8 Tree Tumbo (1¼L) 5/2 99 5
10
(3)
Back To Black silk
Back To Black
J: M Yeni
T: R R Magner
Not beaten too far at 20-1 when fourth of 20 at Vaal last month
21324-
Age: 4
Weight: 8-3
OR: 86
Days: 31
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
11 Dec 21 Vaa Vaal 7f 8-3 4/20 Stone Cold (4¾L) 20/1 86 -
11 Nov 21 Tur Turffontein 8f Hc 8-10 2/8 Eskimo Pie (¾L) 5/1 86 66
21 Oct 21 Vaa Vaal 10f 9-2 3/6 Safe Passage (1½L) 50/7 86 39
18 Sep 21 Tur Turffontein 8f Hc 8-12 1/11 Iron Will (1¾L) 25/11 78 68
28 Aug 21 Tur Turffontein 7f Hc 8-8 2/6 Ballon D'Or (¾L) 50/9 78 52
15 Jul 21 Vaa Vaal 8f Hc 9-3 4/11 Supreme Dance (5¼L) 50/9 79 75
Verdict

Chijmes would be a threat if returning to form, and Al Muthana has strong course form. However, SOUND OF SUMMER should find this very winnable. He is taken to regain the winning habit and will be suited by this distance.

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Sound Of Summer
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